Inexcusable Failure to Lead on Climate
The world is witnessing an inexcusable failure to lead on the issue of climate change. How much change to the world's ecosystems does there need to be – outright collapse leading to catastrophe – before the rich polluters take responsibility for their mess? America's leaders are a callous, shallow bunch. These days will either be remembered as the turning point, where citizens forced their leaders to lead, or as the beginning of the end of the human epoch. Lets write history.
Arctic Nations to Make Scant Promises to Slow Thaw
Eight Arctic countries will make scant promises to slow a rapid thaw of the region linked to global warming at a meeting in Iceland on Wednesday after U.S. opposition to firmer action, delegates said.